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Toshiba wins order for 308MW hydro project in Myanmar
30 March, 2015
Toshiba will deliver four units of its 77MW hydro turbine and generator for the Upper Yeywa hydropower facility, which is located to the northeast of Mandalay in...
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US awards grants to support renewable energy projects in Vietnam and Malawi
Monday, March 30, 2015 The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded two grants for feasibility studies of renewable power developments in Vietnam and...

Ecotricity receives £70m financing for renewable energy projects
Monday, March 30, 2015 Ecotricity has secured £70m finance from Aviva Investors, which will help the former to expand its renewable energy...

ABB partner with Samsung SDI for micro-grid system development
Friday, March 27, 2015 ABB has formed collaboration with Samsung SDI to jointly set up microgrid systems, which will include power storage...

Statnett signs agreement with UK National Grid for 1.4GW subsea interconnector
Friday, March 27, 2015 Norway's power grid operator Statnett has signed an agreement with UK National Grid for construction of a 1.4GW interconnector between the two...

Siemens wins service extension contract for UK wind project
Friday, March 27, 2015 German engineering firm Siemens has signed a long-term agreement to offer its services and maintenance for the RWE's Rhyl Flats Wind Farm, which is located off the coast of North Wales in the...

Swinerton Renewable Energy awards contract for solar PV panel delivery to JinkoSolar
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Swinerton Renewable Energy has awarded a contract to Chinese renewable energy producer JinkoSolar to supply 104MW dc of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels for the Utah Red Hills Renewable Park...

Russia to build 2,000MW nuclear power plant for Jordan
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Jordan has signed a $10bn energy deal with Russia to set up a 2,000MW nuclear power plant in the...

Nordex wins order for 111MW wind energy project in South Africa
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Nordex has been awarded a turbine delivery order for a 111MW wind power project in South...

UK received £39.6bn of renewable power investment over the last four years
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Approximately £39.6bn of capital has boosted the renewable energy sector from 2010 to 2014, most of which have been contributed towards wind power developments, according to a report published...

EDF Energy signs PPA for 104MW of renewable power in UK
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 EDF Energy will receive 104MW of renewable energy from existing solar farms in the...

UK increases limits for commercial rooftop solar installations
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The UK has increased its limits for rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installations to 1MW from...

ESB and UK GIB to support biomass power project in UK
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Ireland's power utility ESB and UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) plan to invest £70m jointly for a £190m biomass power development at the Port of Tilbury in Essex,...

Suzlon Energy receives board approval for divesting German arm Senvion
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 India-based wind equipment manufacturer Suzlon Energy has received approval from its shareholders for the sale of its German subsidiary Senvion to US-based venture capital firm Centrebridge...

Acciona Windpower wins turbine delivery contract for 195MW Brazilian wind power complex
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Acciona Windpower has won a 195MW turbine delivery contract for a wind power complex in the state of Piauí, north-east...

Power developers from Norway and Sweden integrate to develop 1.55GW of wind capacity
Monday, March 23, 2015 Norwegian Havgul Clean Energy will merge with Swedish Triventus Wind Power to form a new merged entity, Havgul Nordic, which will have 1.55GW of onshore and offshore wind developments in the...

BHEL wins order for Rammam Stage–III Hydro Electric Project in India
Monday, March 23, 2015 Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won a 120MW order for Rammam Stage-III Hydro Electric Project (HEP) in West Bengal, a state in...

Japan gives $48m grant for hydropower expansion project in Malawi
Monday, March 23, 2015 The Government of Japan has given a JPY5.77bn ($48m) grant to Malawi to upgrade the Tedzani electricity hydropower station in the African...

Solar Eclipse causes temporary challenge for European power supplies
Friday, March 20, 2015 Europe experienced the much-awaited solar eclipse today, though partially, as 90% of the Sun's surface was blocked out by the...

Terra Sola to boost Egyptian power sector with 2GW integrated solar project
Friday, March 20, 2015 Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has selected Terra Sola Consortium to boost solar power sector in the country with up to 2GW of new...

ABB wins $900m equipment contract for NordLink Project
Friday, March 20, 2015 Switzerland-based ABB has won nearly $900m of contracts for the NordLink project from a consortium formed by Statnett, TenneT and KfW for supplying on-shore high-voltage direct current...


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